Fresno State’s Henry Madden Library presents its newest exhibition, “Farm to Fork: Food, Family, Farming” opening Sept. 18 in the Leon S. Peters Ellipse Gallery.
Everett Griner talks about hybrid blackberries in today’s Agri View. Breakfast Delight
The word “despite” turned up in headlines from two national news outlets this past week, on stories that threatened to spawn a new narrative in the ongoing discussion of how the California drought has affected farmers and ranchers.
On October 5 – 6, 2015,University of California (UC) Davis’ World Food Center will address the growing demands on water systems for agriculture. A panel of international experts and thought leaders will bring new solutions to the table.
Can strawberries and other ground produce benefit from sustainable practices such as cover crops or crop rotation? Rod Bain reports.
There’s a downside to the timing of crop reports and leaders want to emphasize that negative numbers could come out next year even if El Niño proves to bring rain to the state.
Although still a small percentage of the industry, organic avocado production continues to increase.
Everett Griner talks about genetic change occurring naturally in today’s Agri View. Bigger and Better
A portion of San Diego County has been placed under quarantine for the Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly) following the detection of 4 adult Medflies in the La Mesa area. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the San Diego County Agricultural Commissioner, and CDFA are working collaboratively on this project.
Some growers are starting to get creative when it comes to crop production and marketing, to stay up to date with consumer trends in stores.
Micro-sprinklers are continuing to prove beneficial for strawberry growers around the state for many different reasons. Several areas have already adopted the technology due to water restrictions and other trials are showing positive results from the efficient system.
The Food and Drug Administration is currently revising their draft rule of the Food Safety Modernization Act and that has some growers wondering about a farm food safety plan.
Everett Griner talks about home grown organics are still increasing in today’s Agri View. Organic Home Grown
The bagrada bug has spread across California, and the wide range of hosts for the bug is concerning to a lot of the state’s producers.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is partnering with Microsoft to launch the “Innovation Challenge,” a contest designed to explore how climate change will impact the United States’ food system with the intent of achieving better food resiliency.
What to expect at the 2016 American Farm Bureau Annual Convention and IDEAg trade show – and when you can begin registration. Farm Bureau Convention The 2016 convention keynote speaker will be Barbara Corcoran of Shark Tank. If anyone’s watched Shark Tank, they know her story. How she started out as a D student, probably worked 20 jobs between high …
A fairly new bug to California is causing some concerns with fruit and vegetable producers as it spreads across the state.
A portion of Santa Clara County has been placed under quarantine for the Oriental fruit fly following the detection of six flies in and around the city of Cupertino.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has declared Aug. 2 through 8, 2015, as “National Farmers Market Week.” The declaration was made official by proclamation signed by Secretary Vilsack.
Research at a recent seminar showed organic and conventional growers the benefits of rotating treatments and having a true integrated pest management system.